Obituaries

Tue
26
Jul

Dorothy M. Jahnke

Dorothy M. Jahnke, 76, town of Almon, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 25, 2016, at her home, after a courageous battle with cancer, under the care of her family and LeRoyer Hospice.

She was born on May 20, 1940, in Green Bay, the daughter of the late Sylvester and Margaret (Nockerts) Maus.

On June 20, 1959, Dorothy was united in marriage to David Jahnke in Mattoon. He preceded her in death on Jan. 31, 2003.

Dorothy worked for a number of years as a housekeeper at the Bowler School. She also worked in Gresham sewing women and girls clothing. She enjoyed working in her yard and gardening. She was a wonderful cook and baker; no one ever left her house hungry. Her favorite thing to do was spend time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Tue
26
Jul

Lucille A. Treptow

Lucille A. Treptow, 101, formerly of the town of Almon, Shawano County, died on Sunday, July 24, 2016, at the Homme Home of Wittenberg.

She was born on May 8, 1915, in the village of Bowler, the daughter of the late Paul Sr. and Minnie (Bartleme) Fuhrman. Lucille was baptized into God’s family on June 13, 1915, and confirmed her faith in her Savior on Aug. 18, 1929. She attended Bowler High School as far as grades were offered at that time and then completed her high school education by taking the train to Shawano, graduating from Shawano High School in 1935.

On Nov. 17, 1937, Lucille was united in marriage to Edward O. Treptow Sr. at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Bowler. He preceded her in death on July 17, 2005.

Tue
26
Jul

Eunice I. Stick

Eunice Ione Stick, Oolihkakumahkxkweew (“Blue Cloud Woman”), 96, of the Stockbridge-Munsee Mohican Nation, went to be with her Creator on Saturday, July 23, 2016.

Eunice was born in the town of Red Springs on Aug. 31, 1919, the daughter of the late Arthur Bruette and Alice (Gardner) Bruette. On July 15, 1942, Eunice was united in marriage to Jameson Doxtator, who preceded her in death on March 24, 1959. Eunice later married Howard Stick, who preceded her in death on Nov. 6, 1996.

At a very young age, Eunice got her first job making fire and cleaning at a little school nearby in Red Springs. She always spoke of how she had to get up early to get the fire going to keep all the kids warm, followed by cleaning the classroom at the end of the day. She loved cleaning the chalk board. In her teen years, she took care of children and did household duties for families in Neopit and later in Milwaukee.

Tue
26
Jul

David W. Bohm

David W. Bohm, 65, of the town of Richmond, passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2016, due to complications from exposure to Agent Orange.

David was born on Oct. 12, 1950, in Shawano to the late Lawrence and Linda (Wendorff) Bohm. He grew up in Shawano, graduating from Shawano High School in 1969. Following graduation, he proudly served his country in Vietnam as a soldier in the Army’s 101st Airborne. He was awarded the Bronze Star while serving as team leader during military operation in Thua Thein Province, Vietnam, Operation Lem Son 719. He was presented the Army Commendation Medal for his “actions which were instrumental in the overall success of the mission.”

On Aug. 25, 1973, David was united in marriage to the former Patti Marcks at St. Jakobi Lutheran Church, town of Richmond. The couple was blessed with two children, whom he was so very proud of.

Tue
26
Jul

Ray R. Pockat

Ray R. Pockat, 75, of Caroline, passed away unexpectedly on Monday morning, July 25, 2016, at ThedaCare Medical Center-Shawano after suffering a heart attack at his home.

The Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home & Crematory of Marion is assisting his family with the arrangements.

www.eberhardtstevenson.com

Mon
25
Jul

Donna J. Thunder

Donna Jean Thunder, 59, of Neopit, passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2016, in Milwaukee. Born on April 30, 1957, in Keshena, she was the daughter of Donald and Norma (Waubanascum) Boivin.

On Aug. 23, 1996, in Zoar, Donna was united in marriage to Dewey Thunder, who preceded her in death on Oct. 13, 2005. She enjoyed watching wrestling and the Green Bay Packers, playing bingo, spending time with her family and being a member of Big Drum Zoar.

Sat
23
Jul

Randall J. Hanus

Randall John Hanus, 77, of Freedom, died Thursday, July 21, 2016, at ThedaCare Medical Center-Appleton. He was born in Oshkosh on July 7, 1939, son of the late Frank Sr. and Mary (Gams) Hanus.

Randall married Joan Kroening on April 23, 1966. She preceded him in death on Feb. 15, 2012.

Randall was an active member of Faith Lutheran Church, Appleton; he served as an usher and enjoyed being part of the church Bible study groups. Randall served as a delegate and treasurer of the Appleton Labor Temple for over 40 years, and was a member of Union Local 330. He worked as a laborer for both Bolt and C.R. Meyer Construction; he retired from C.R. Meyer Construction in 1995.

Sat
23
Jul

Vernon R. Olson

Vernon R. “Barney” Olson, 94, of the town of Richmond, passed away early Friday

morning, July 22, 2016, under hospice care at ThedaCare Medical Center-Shawano,

following a short illness.

Barney was born on Oct. 21, 1921, in Shawano, the third of four sons born to Edman

and Emma (Samp) Olson. Following his graduation from Shawano High School, he

entered the United States Army. He served as a sergeant during World War II. He spent

38 months in the South Pacific without a furlough. Upon returning from service, he

worked several different jobs, including working for the Shawano County Highway

Department.

On June 28, 1947, Barney married the former Phyllis Hafemann, having known her

since she was 14 years old. They recently celebrated their 69th wedding

anniversary. The couple enjoyed fishing hunting, golfing, and traveling together.

Barney was a member of St. Jakobi Lutheran Church.

Sat
23
Jul

Arthur E. Meidam

Arthur “Art” E. Meidam, 93, of Clintonville, passed away Thursday July 21, 2016, at home with his family by his side.

The Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home & Crematory, Clintonville, is assisting the family.

Sat
23
Jul

Janice R. Immel

Janice R. Immel (nee DuFrame), 74, found peace on Friday, July 8, 2016.

Loving wife of Wayne Immel. Cherished mother of Pamela (Michael) Lanza, Lavell Wilcher and the late Rex Immel. Beloved grand- mother of Paul (Summer) Immel, the late Keith Lanza, Joseph (Jerrica) Lanza, Jason (Chrissy) Immel, Franklin Immel, Wade Wilcher, Raquel (Paul) Wisniewski, Tyler Goodrich and Ellise Chinn. Devoted sister of Donald (the late Lucy) DuFrame, the late Thomas DuFrame, Marc (Carol) Mason, Margo (Leonard) Darryl, Bonnie Mason, Jackie (Mark) Beffa, Carla (Rich) Mason, and the late Dean (Patti) Mason.

Preceded in death by her parents Frankin DuFrame and Elma Mason.

Further survived by 14 great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, other family and friends.

The family will be having a gathering in Pound on July 30 to celebrate Janice’s life.

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